Monthly Archives: July 2017

Tips for Personal Representatives

I thought that this article had some good tips for personal representatives (same thing as executors) so I thought I would share. Click  here.

The Wills Trusts and Estates Prof Blog is a really good resource for information on those topics, and I look forward to the daily summaries I receive from it.

 

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Steps to take after the death of a loved one

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I recently came across this article from the California Probate Blog and it has some great tips about what to do after a loved one dies. Check it out here

The probate court can’t give you legal advice, but they can sometimes point you in the right direction. And, of course, you may want to contact an attorney with your questions. You may find it easier to let someone else handle the legal end of things.

In South Carolina, can I file my will with the probate court for safekeeping?

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In South Carolina, you cannot file a will with the probate court while you are alive. I believe at some point in the past the Courts had vaults to keep wills, but nowadays it is up to you to keep up with it. So, keep your will safe, don’t write on it, and let someone know where it is!